October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Rejects Host Agreement

By a narrow margin, the Newport City Council has declined to enter into a host community agreement (HCA) with the developers of the proposed casino at Newport Grand.  More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

MLK ‘Stuff Our Van’ Food Drive   More...

Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Navy on Parade   Navy Band Northeast will lead units from Naval Station Newport in the city’s Columbus Day parade on Monday, Oct. 13. More...

Faith Community

Pet Blessings Abound

Potter League   More...

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Jewish High Holy Days   More...

Sound Advice: Chant to Feel Better

At first blush, it may seem incongruous, or contradictory. Chanting, third-eye chakras, meditation, and Sanskrit texts that go back 1,000 years or more, all being invoked in the chapel of an Episcopal church.  More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Melva M. (McCann) Brown, 89, of Middletown, passed away Sept. 20, 2014 at Charlton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, Mass. She was the wife of the late Francis Brown. More...

Clean Ocean Access Achieves Milestone

A local organization, which has been working to improve water quality for the past eight years and is best known for its popular beach cleanups, is ready to ride the next wave. More...

Breakers Hearings Delayed

Two special meetings of the Newport Zoning Board of Review that had been scheduled to consider the Preservation Society’s application for a special use permit to construct a welcome center at The Breakers have been delayed.  More...

 

Around Town

One ‘Step’ Closer to Completion

The mainmast of the 200-foot Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry was stepped on Sept. More...

Boater's Anchor Rancor

A small group of boaters protested a new harbor regulation restricting vessels from anchoring at one of the city's open anchorage areas for more than 14 days at a time. More...

For What It’s Worth

Do you have a treasured item and want to know “what it’s worth?”  Send an image, as hi-res as possible, directly to Santi at: drawrm@hotmail.com or 152 Spring St., Newport.   More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  October 2  Whitehorne Museum   More...

Nature

Raptors on the Move

As the fall migration cycle continues across Aquidneck Island, each day brings new surprises from the natural world. More...

The Straight Poop on Scat

The Visitor’s Center at the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge houses a variety of nature displays that depict the wildlife occupying the refuge’s diverse habitats. More...

Sachuest Photography Exhibit

Winners of the annual amateur photo contest sponsored by the Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island are on exhibit on the Sachuest Point Visitors Center until Oct. 15.   More...